Question: Can my lender call my loan that encumbers my land if I transfer the land to an LLC I own?
Answer: Probably not. The Federal National Mortgage Association, aka Fannie Mae, has something called Servicing Freddie Mac Mortgages Series 8000. Section 8406.4(b) Additional permitted Transfers of Ownership Effective 10/20/2021 states:
“Permitted Transfers of Ownership subject to conditions. In situations where all of the following conditions are met, Freddie Mac will permit a Transfer of Ownership of the Mortgaged Premises:
- At least 12 months have passed since the Origination Date and
- The transfer is to a limited liability company (LLC) or limited partnership (LP), provided